It’s another win for the Jews in the Hampton eruv wars. A federal judge has ruled that religious boundary markers called ‘lechis’ may be attached to telephone poles in the Southampton municipality.
Come Yom Kippur, the chickens of Crown Heights and Boro Park may still have their heads — if an activist group gets its way.
American churches and mosques are struggling to balance welcome and wariness following the Charleston shooting. Jews, it turns out, are different.
As Jewish summer camp season begins, the ubiquitous maps of Israel are coming under unusual scrutiny. Some campers and leaders are questioning why the Green Line is erased — and what effect that has on children.
Dustin Fleischer is one of the nation’s top young boxers. He’s also the grandson of a Holocaust survivor who credits his family’s spirit of resistance with giving him ‘so much strength in the ring.’
The Reconstructionist Rabbinical College has released what may be the quirkiest annual report in the mundane history of annual reports.
When the Gaza war broke out, Michigan State students worried their summer trip to Israel would be cut short. They were right — nervous administrators pulled the plug on the program.
For 22 years, Seeds of Peace has fostered dialogue between Israeli and Palestinian teens in an idyllic camp. But with Israel at war in Gaza, this summer was different.
Chances are, you probably haven’t heard of adult polyglucosan body disease. But a small study suggests that about one in 35 Ashkenazi Jews carry the mutation linked to it.
Rabbi David Saperstein is leaving the Religious Action Center to become America’s ambassador for international religious freedom. Can anyone fill his shoes?